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Jumellea arachnanthe

Discussion in 'Everything Else Orchid' started by Marni, Jun 26, 2010.

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  1. Marni

    Marni Well-Known Member Staff Member Supporting Member

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    About 4 years ago I got a compot of Jumellea arachnanthe from Troy Meyers. I still haven't bloomed any. Did anyone else get any of these and if so, have you bloomed any?
     
  2. Jon

    Jon Mmmm... bulbophyllum...

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    I believe Forrest got a compot or a flask also. He gave me a plant/large seedling in 2008 that has been blooming since. It first bloomed with the longest leaf at about 12".
     
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    Marni Well-Known Member Staff Member Supporting Member

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    OK, so size isn't the problem. How much light are you giving it?
     
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    Jon Mmmm... bulbophyllum...

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    It was in pretty deep shade in my GH, but I think it may have been spiking when Forrest gave it to me. I can't remember. Let's see if he can shed any light on the subject (no pun intended).
     
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    Forrest Really Neat

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    The ones that I had bright didn't bloom, but the ones that were in phal type light all did. They would get real bright light first thing in the morning, and were shaded in the heat of the day.
     
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    Thanks to both of you. I've had them in moderately bright to bright light. I'll move them.
     
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    Uluwehi angraecoids, dendrobiums and more Supporting Member

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    I'll add my thanks as well. I have been growing mine in low light (800fc) because it's the only place I have for it at the moment, but I have been thinking that it might be too shady to bloom. It's only been in my care for a few months, 40cm tall and hasn't bloomed before. Now I am encouraged!
     
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    Forrest Really Neat

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    ok folks. I got some good news, and some bad news, depending on how you look at it.

    I checked the ones that I have on my roof line, they all have spent spikes. That is about as bright as I get too. So, I guess that means that they bloom for me pretty much no matter what kind of light they are getting.
     
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    Well, in that case I'm just going to leave them where they are.
     
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    I got 2 established seedlings from Troy in 2008. They haven't bloomed yet.
     
  11. Marni

    Marni Well-Known Member Staff Member Supporting Member

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    One of mine is 14", how big is yours?
     
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    Pook Disneyed

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    I'll look in the a.m. Got distracted today 'cuz my pooch had a tonsillectomy yesterday.
     
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    Marni Well-Known Member Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Hope all goes well with the recuperation.
     
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    Thank you. He's feeling much better now. Though I have to admit he was more "under the weather" Tuesday evening than I was expecting.

    My Jumellea has 5-6 leaves on the main growth. The longest leaf is about 12". It's started one new basal growth.
     
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    I have four and not one of them has a pup. I did repot them yesterday and they had great roots. Hopefully soon I'll see a bud.